Translation Studies

The Centre for Translation Studies (CenTraS) is an interdisciplinary research centre that is home to postgraduate degrees in Translation and Technology (MSc) and Translation Studies (MA/Mphil/PhD) as well as Continuing Professional Development (CPD) short courses. All staff are active researchers or professional translators and interpreters; our innovative programmes reflect the latest developments in the exciting and fast-changing field of translating and interpreting. 
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Translation Studies MA / MSc

We offer taught programmes with specialised pathways at MA or MSc level.


Translation Studies MPhil / PhD

Our PhD students work closely with CenTraS researchers


Short Courses (Continuing Professional Development)

We offer a wide range of high-quality short courses for professional development (including online and summer courses).



Our research activity focuses on specialisms such as translation theory, theatre translation, audiovisual translation, translation technology, translation training and intercultural mediation.

Take a look at the CenTraS Yearbook, produced by Translation Student representatives:


Our curriculum includes a practice of Wordfast translation tools, courtesy of Wordfast LLC and Yves Champollion.